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Soul Food

Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.

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The prophet still speaks today

9 May | 2014

Carla Lindsey introduces the first in a five-part study on the Old Testament book of Micah by helping us understand the context of Old Testament prophecy.

Ruby Deva Rose Gerrand-McKerrow

Remembering Ruby

7 May | 2014

Ruby Deva Rose Gerrand-McKerrow passed away aged 15, from an undiagnosed heart condition. Ruby’s family, Kim, Andrew, Crystal and Jesse, share their memories of a much-loved daughter and sister gone too soon.

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A fair price

2 May | 2014

Wonderthrift's Lucy AitkenRead on the power of fair trade products.

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On ANZAC, Gallipoli and being Christian

16 Apr | 2014

If Kiwis have a pilgrimage, Gallipoli has to be it. This is a sacred space, and its messages still resonate today.

He is risen

15 Apr | 2014

An Easter message from The Salvation Army's internal leader, General André Cox.

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Wonderthrift

7 Apr | 2014

Lucy AitkenRead is a popular blogger on thrifty and environmentally-friendly living. Now she joins War Cry as a regular guest columnist, giving readers the chance to apply Lucy’s stylish and eco-friendly know-how to their lives.

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Put down your stones

26 Mar | 2014

Darren Elkington asks why we are so quick to judge people who sin differently to ourselves.

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Looking beyond the bunny

25 Mar | 2014

We’re almost half-way through the season of Lent, but there’s still time to gain something meaningful from this season—and perhaps to give a little, too.

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Where do you pray?

20 Mar | 2014

I’ve learnt there’s no right or wrong, no best or worst place to pray. But there is an instinctive desire in each of us to reach out to God.

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